Charles RichardsonDec 6, 20163 Comments
Like many other signs this year, particularly last month's US election, these twin events warn of a rising tide of xenophobic right-wing populism.
Charles RichardsonNov 21, 2016
Nicolas Sarkozy was the most Donald Trump-like candidate for France's Republican party, but voters were having none of it.
Charles RichardsonJun 23, 20161 Comment
A fortnight ago, the polls had shifted to mostly showing a narrow majority for "leave". Since then, there appears to have been a movement back.
Charles RichardsonJun 16, 20168 Comments
Labor and the Coalition are both running scare campaigns over the Greens bogeyman. But there's a way for the progressive parties to get along instead.
Charles RichardsonJun 6, 20162 Comments
Shorten touched on Trump, but generally speaking both sides have avoided talk of foreign policy so far this campaign.
Charles RichardsonMay 27, 20167 Comments
Donald Trump will be the Republican standard-bearer, but that does not mean he will be the next president.
Charles RichardsonApr 26, 201612 Comments
The Tony Abbott loyalists will exploit any issue, economic or otherwise, to turn the centre of the party against him.
Charles RichardsonApr 19, 201619 Comments
Party posturing over preference deals is much more often about ideology than tactics.
Charles RichardsonFeb 26, 20168 Comments
If Europe can figure out how to resettle millions of refugees, why can't we?
Charles RichardsonJan 22, 20165 Comments
Pressure is mounting on British PM David Cameron to pull Britain's involvement in the European Union.